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Social Hall, also known as Browne Hall, was built by a group of investors led by S. M. Browne, a saloon owner and first mayor of Vernal.  Mr. Mease and Mr. Sheldon opened the Electric Theatre in the Social Hall on 4 May 1908, showing moving pictures and illustrated songs with piano and vocal accompaniment.  In 1910, the Social Hall was sold to the Woodard family for use as a furniture store.

 
 
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People's Opera House
Randolph, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Open:
Before 1918  
Closed:
After 1945  
 
The Randolf Opera House opened before 1918 1 and showed movies from about 1935 to 1945.1


1. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1918-1919, 1920-1921
2. "Rural 3", movie-theatre.org, movie-theatre.org, listing as its sources the Film Weekly Film Journal yearbooks 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and International motion picture almanacs 1961, 1964, 1969, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 1998, 2000